Youth Engagement is a weekly program for young people aged 14-19 who are Permanent Residents or Convention Refugees, residing in Canada for less than five years.
Youth Engagement is a great way to socialize and make new friends, practice English, and build skills around leadership, volunteerism, and goal setting.
Each week offers a workshop exploring topics about living in Canada.
2012 - 2013 program highlights included:
Get Connected—An Anti-Poverty Initiative: An eye-opening look at nutrition, food, and poverty in Canada
Tips from the Pros—an insider’s view of non-traditional careers in Canada, such as DJing, architecture, and culinary arts
Cooking Around The World—exploring nutrition and food through recipes from around the world
Positive Spaces—Learning about LGBTQ communities and creating spaces free from oppression